The effect of striking down a substitution: The Article 31C story

In Property Owners Association v State of Maharashtra (2024), a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court reserved judgement on whether private property is a “material resource of the community” under Article 39(b) of the Constitution. The Bench will decide a crucial constitutional question: does the original provision come back to life when an amendment is declared unconstitutional by the Court? […]